According to a study just published in the journal Science, today’s young people will live in a much worse world in the future than they do today. Especially those born this year will find themselves on a planet that is very difficult to live on, even according to current predictions.
The climate crisis, which we have been feeling concretely in every aspect of our lives, especially in recent years, of course puts future generations at risk. The fight against the crisis, where the alarms are sounding more and more every day, has started. devastating effects of climate change we have already seen severe storms, extreme heat, cold and precipitation. This time, scientists brought the subject back to future generations.
A new study published yesterday in the journal Science showed that future generations will be exposed to many times more ecological disasters and extreme weather conditions than today. This research is for the future urgent and important steps should be discarded immediately demonstrated once again.
“Those under 40 will live a life like never before”
Speaking to NBC News, climate scientist Wim Thiery, who led the research published in the journal Science, explained that the damage has already been done. Thiery, each generation from the previous generation see more severe weather and events He warned today’s generation as follows:
“Today, everyone under the age of 40 is facing lifetime exposure to heat waves, droughts and floods. to live a life like never before we discovered. This will be true even in the most moderate scenarios.”
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Children born in 2021 will live in a much worse Earth in the future:
In their study, Thiery and his colleagues found that children born this year compared to their grandparents. seven times more heat wave, twice as much forest fire and three times more determined that it would face drought. On the other hand, scientists added that these situations may still get worse than predicted.